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breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will c
this morning from baltimore. former ravens owner art modell has died. he passed away early this morning after a brief hospital stay at johns hopkins. modell bought the cleveland browns in 1961 and moved the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city but it made him hated back in cleveland. maryland governor martin o'malley issued a statement that says in part, quote, art brought the game and spirit of football back to baltimore. he helped reinvigorate baltimoreans' sense of pride in their team and their city. art modell was 87 years old. >>> checking headlines now and beginning overseas, two american soldiers died in afghanistan yesterday when their army scout helicopter crashed in the eastern part of the nation. also the afghan defense ministry fired hundreds of afghan soldiers in an investigation into insider attacks against nato trainers following a rash of green on blue killings. afghanistan is reevaluating soldiers to stop the attacks. >>> hurricane isaac's aftermath is posing big problems for fishermen. some waterways are clogged with debris which has blocked the
degrees at reagan national, 59 baltimore, 64 annapolis, and 62 at quantico, to the north frederick at 52. hagerstown at 53. martinsburg 57. dulles 56. and cull pepper a 5. so it's going to be a very sun-filled day today. by midday, expect to see about 74 degrees for your temperature. we'll be about 75 by the 5:00 hour. now, the winds are going to pick up this afternoon so be aware of that. they will be gusting, moving in from the northwest at about 25 miles per hour. and that is certainly going to make it feel a little cooler as we head through into the course of the afternoon. so just be prepared. but our high today 78 degrees. let's check in with traffic now. here's julie wright. >> reporter: more troubles to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax co
national airport. 74 at baltimore. 77 in annapolis. 72 fredericksburg to the south. 76 at dulles. 73 at culpeper. fairly mild. looking for a high of 90 degrees today. a very light southerly wind from 5 to 10 miles per hour. mostly sunny skies. we do have a slight chance, maybe around the 4:00, 5:00 of a light passing shower. we'll watch that. overall, mainly dry conditions across the entire region. the weekend, some changes are coming. talking about a wet saturday, but not a weekend washout. i think you'll be happy to see what we've got going on at the end of the weekend. and as well, that all important seven-day forecast. i'll have all the details in a little bit. back to you. >>> thank you. president barack obama asked the nation to trust him with a second term. he wrapped up the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> president obama told the delegates in the hall and the nation watching at home that the nation has a fundamental choice in november. nicole collins is live with the top story. >> reporter: good morning. in the last few minutes new job numbers have
. >> a baltimore county church has started a fund to help pay for high school student's medical bills after he was shot by a fellow student. daniel bowry is still in the hospital. police say robert gladden junior shot the other student on the first day of school. his church, the perry hall family worship center is planning a celebration for when he is released to the hospital. you can find a link on our web site myfoxdc.com. >>> if you are heading to the bay bridge today, we want to remind you about an online tool you can use before heading to or from your destination. baybridge.com. live web cams online from 10 different locations. the site also rates how bad the traffic is in certain areas and how long the jam, traffic jam, is expected in that area. you can call 1877 bayspan for current traffic situations. >> and on this labor day when many rest for work, many are also looking for work. have some unique opportunitys to learn about job openings. they include on the job shadowing at places like the fbi and clark construction. to learn more go to the web site on your screen or call 1877 enabled
, current temperatures, 66 at reagan national, 64 baltimore, 67 at annapolis, 64 fredericksburg, 61 degrees at winchester, 63 at dulles, and 59 degrees at frederick. so a pretty refreshing start to your day. a lot cooler than it has been over the course of the past couple of weeks or so. no shortage of sunshine in my forecast today. by midday 74 degrees. you will have to deal with some winds today. they will be pushing in from the northwest and we'll get a little bit gusty by this afternoon picking up to at least 25 miles per hour. so be prepared for that. but overall, we are not doing too badly and we're talking a high today of 78 degrees. back to you. >>> our big story this morning, you couldn't have scripted it any better for robert griffin iii. the 21-year-old lived up to the hype and threw for two touchdowns and ran for 42 yards. >> fellow rookie alfred morris led the ground attack with two touchdowns. the redskins won 40- 32. >> we could have scored a few more points but nothing is ever perfect. so you know there were some passes i wish i had back. there are some plays i wish i had ba
is at m & t stadium in baltimore this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. standee ovations at this stadium are reserved for the home team, the baltimore ravens, the fans crazy about their team, but last night other pros took to the field that they were even happier to see. >> tipping their kips to the appreciative fans here at m & t bank stadium. >> reporter: nfl refs are used to boos and abuse. they aren't used to standing ovations, but thursday night in baltimore that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> tucker the kick. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full-time experienced officials. >> i think the players know. i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: this season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i mean, i'm sure the replacement refs are really nice people, and they tried their best, but they were in way over their head. >> oh, baby, just good, and the patriots
now nice light volume. the trip leaving baltimore down toward the capital beltway. here you are near 212, no issues for you. no accidents or incidents to report. in howard county we did have a road closure. that's because of a fire at mel's liquor store. crews have blocked off the road for several hours. >>> let's move along to traffic land. outer loop and new hampshire avenue, nobody out there. no delays. things also looking good on the beltway in prince georges county. we had an earlier wreck westbound between 123 and route 50 but that's cleared out of the way. 95 and 395 no worries for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. allison. >> thanks. the big story more severe flooding in a dc neighborhood. residents have been hit four times since july. live in the blooming dale area with the latest on what is an on going problem. we just feel for those folks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hardship for a lot of the people in this neighborhood cleaning up not once but four times as you mentioned over the last few months. they are watching that rain in the forecast t
-year-old perry hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally home. daniel was released from the hospital yesterday after spending two weeks there recovering. police say daniel, who has down syndrome, was randomly hit by a bullet when another stunt opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect, 15-year-old robert gladden, jr., is due in court for a bail review later this week. [ shots fired ] >>> we are now getting a look at some police dashcam video captured during a gunman's deadly shooting rampage at the sikh temple in oak creek, wisconsin, last month. one angle shows lieutenant brian murphy approaching the scene. police now say he was shot 15 times by michael page, dressed in a white shirt, seen rushing toward murphy. but another officer sam lenda was able to distract the gunman. lenda and page exchanged gump, then page killed himself. lieutenant murphy has survived. he is recovering at home. >>> there is a new sentencing day for former d.c. council chairman kwame brown next week. a judge granted his lawyer's request for a delay. now he will be sente
for a memorial fund set up in his name. >>> a judge has postponed a bail hearing for a baltimore teenager charged with shooting another teenager on the first day of school. the attorney for the teen requested the delay, saying the teen had been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. he is accused of opening fire at a cafeteria. one of the bullets his a 17- year-old in the back. that young man is expected to be okay. tony? >>> listen up, if you are riding metro this weekend, five orange line stations will be closed this week for track work. they are new carol ton, landover, sheafier le, dean wood and minnesota avenue. track work also will take place on the red and blue lines. details on the closings on our web site. go to myfoxdc.com and click on web links. >>> meanwhile, a major breakthrough for metro. a new monitoring system to detect problems on the rails in real time. it was created to the crash three years ago that killed nine people. this animation shows what happened. notice as the front train enters th
and baltimore 68 degrees. the jet stream to the north allowing warm air to head in our way today. southerly air flow. winds light pushing in from the south. will set us up for a day where we expect to see temperatures into the low 90s pretty much everywhere. we'll see some high 80s in some of our neighborhoods. otherwise, not bad at all. not as humid as yesterday for our area. mostly sunny. futurecast wants to bring us a light passing shower between 4:00 and 6:00 today to our north-northwest. we'll watch that. otherwise, looking at mainly a dry day. the weekend isn't looking too bad either. i gave you a hint about sunday. >> very good. thank you. >> let's go to julie now, find out what's happening on the roads. >> happy friday. >> we're going to talk about some events happening tomorrow, as part of our hot lane project in virginia. it's where we find the crew in skyfox. they're above what will be the new ramp coming from the inbound stretch of the dulles toll road onto the beltway into the hot lane zone. that's what you're seeing, the white pavement, the new ramp will lead you from the dulles t
in baltimore today to discuss how power companies handled the widespread outages from june's derecho. at 10 a.m. officials will meet with representatives from five companies including pepco and bge. the storm left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. it took days to get all the power restored. >>> tonight, angry drivers will have one time chance to sound off about the proposed dulles toll road rate hikes. it will be the third opportunity in a series of scheduled public hearings. the airport authority's plan would double toll prices by 2015 in order to pay for the silver line metro to dulles. the meeting is at springhill elementary school in mcclain beginning at 5:00. >>> in just about an hour, the washington national cathedral will be holding a memorial service in honor of astronaut neil armstrong. the first man on the moon passed away last month at the age of 82. michael collins the apollo 11 command module pilot and eugene certain anyone the apollo 17 mission commander and the last man to walk on the moon are scheduled to participate in the service. the cathedral is home to a lunar
on the field for tonight's game against the baltimore ravens and the cleveland browns. >>> voters start casting early votes in the swing state of iowa today where the polls are putting president obama in the lead over mitt romney. but the president has his eye on other battleground states too as he releases a new two-minute television ad. in it he takes on romney's economic plan and lays out a plan to spur job creation. romney campaigning in virginia where he'll talk to veterans at an american legion post. >>> a new search effort this morning for teamsters leader jimmy hoffa missing since 1975 as police sample soil in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip someone who claimed he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot 35 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough he believes what he saw that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the time line doesn't exactly add up to be mr. hoffa. but we do believe that he may have seen a body being interred. and as a result of that, we
at this time. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two weeks in the hospital. police say daniel was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he also says he would like to go back to school, although his parents say they haven't looked that far ahead. >>> 8:08. still ahead during the 8:00 hour, dramatic new video from the wisconsin temple shooting. we are going to show you what happened when the first officer arrived at the scene. >> but first, prince george's county executive rushern baker will join us live to explain how the maryland suburb is changing the way it takes care of your child's health at school. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think co
headed towards the beltway. soil on the washington baltimore parkway. delay in and out river dale continuing inbound on new york city avenue. people hit me on twitter asking me about 5 this among. we had some problem on route 5. accident activity as you travel north bound trying to make your way past mattawoman beantown. we had the crash along 210 at livingston road and marshall hall. that's clear. again, northbound 5. slow moving trip southbound on the george washington parkway approaching key bridge. that's where we have the crash. that's the check of the fox 5 on time traffic. >> julie, thanks. the h street festival kicks off. >> holly will tell you why you want to stop by. >> you do want to stop by. you will learn something about this city that you didn't know before. a lot of this has to do with the new greater h street heritage trail. we are stopping by a few of those stops. this is the first one coming here. we'll talk about that, the festival and why you want to be a part of it coming up next. stay with us. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,
towards vienna. 19 minutes to georgia avenue. southbound baltimore-washington parkway slow to powdermill. the long haul on southbound 270. live picture at falls road, over an hour commute 85 buck tis town 85 to montrose road 75 miles an hour. >>> laroche, did it stay fair? another home run. >> the nats continue their winning ways 2-1 over the cubs yesterday. adam with his 25th homer of the year. detwiler pitched seven shutout innings 10 days before the team shuts down ace stephen strasburg for the season. >>> in college football, virginia tech kicked off the new season on a high note against georgia tech. the hokies blew a late 4th quarter lead but came from behind to beat the yellowjackets 20-17 in overtime. they got a 41-yard field goal to tie it at the end of regulation then kicked 17 yards to win it in overtime. >>> it's one of the biggest debates during every grocery trip. organic on conventional is coming up, still at 7:00, the new study with surprising results that could help you decide if it's worth extra money. >> later we'll check in with holly morris live in alexandria this mo
with the rush hour. >> and we have had delays southbound on the baltimore washington parkway. our friend sandy is checking in here headed from the veteran's parkway and heading southbound. heading past prince georges hospital. and thank you very much, scorpio, 767 fridge -- 767 for checking in here and continuing to pennsylvania avenue, and of course, inbound new york avenue below speed here as well and this is bandit, who checked in with the delay at a complete standstill across the anacostia and to the traffic light at bladensberg road and southbound along 270 and with lanes open. you will find yourself below speed as you continue to work your trip out of germantown and to the split. that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. more of the fox 5 morning news after the break.  that fridge in your kitchen may have crossed this bridge. your new car probably rode these rails. that shipment you just received was tracked by satellite. we build and maintain. we invest and innovate. so we can deliver what america needs. this year alone, freight rail companies plan to spend twenty-th
. >> followed by new orleans. >> yeah. >> after that mardi gras. that's a tough cleanup. >> baltimore. >> b-more is in there. >> los angeles and number five, atlanta. come on, atlanta, can you do better next year. those are your five dirtiest cities. >> chicago not -- chicago's a great city. a plus for chicago. >> people throw things on the street or miss the things, do you pick it up? >> i watched a guy yesterday pour coffee into the mail container. watched him pour -- >> he almost was a garbage can. what's wrong with people? >> do you pick up -- do you call up somebody that doesn't pick up dog poop? >> you get shot in new york. what's wrong with you people. you all live in a different place than i do. >> oh, my gosh. >> a couple of pieces of business, first of all, we want to know what you think. guys. >> what? >> first of all, it was a bad idea bringing you. you started it. seriously. >> we want to know what you think about if it's okay to say if you have a favorite child. should you ever admit it. go to the website on it, and we'll tell you the real reason jimmy fallon is here because h
for a call in that one. >> that one went in favor of the home team in baltimore. that call happened to be correct. here it is on "sunday night football." however, if the credibility of the replacement officials is what it is and it's only getting worse by the week, if you have one of these, even if the call happens to be correct go against a home team, like lupica makes a great point, with incivility being what it is and the fan behavior we see with drinking and barnyard chants on a perceived missed call there, could be a very dangerous situation if one of these calls goes against a home team. >> real, real quickly. belichick, the penalty against him should be or will be what is this. >> a substantial fine. i don't think they will suspend him. >> bob costas, thank you. >> you know what annoys me even more than the replacement officials. >> what? >> getting up early to talk about this. >> the whining, savannah. >> once a year or something. y day for us. >>> let's move to politics now. president obama and mitt romney are fine-tuning their message to voters with the first presidential
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